The fall movie season is almost upon us and with it comes more adult fare--even a few fine films that are generating some Oscar buzz. Plus they also chat about the Kansas International Film Festival and the unique offerings it brings.
Today on Central Standard, Russ Simmons and the movie critics review flicks currently showing. They also walk us through the surprises, the usual suspects, and the instant classics opening up during awards season. We also want to hear your opinion on the matter!
Drive-in movie theaters were once a staple of American popular culture, but over the decades, they've been closing across the country. Kansas City, however, seems to be an epicenter for the disappearing relic across the rest of the United States - we've got three.
For this week's Central Standard Friday, join host Russ Simmons and the Movie Critics for a look at what's new in a theater near you, including The Amazing Spiderman, Moonrise Kingdom, Ice Age: Continental Drift and Ted. Also, in light of the Aurora, Colorado tragedy, our critics will discuss how the news has changed the way they understand The Dark Knight Rises.
If you're still looking for that perfect gift, it may not be too late. Sure, you could buy some clothing, jewelry, or (men - don't do this), blender, but why not pick something meaningful for your friend or loved one - something that matches their personal taste? Here's an idea: the gift of movies.
Russ Simmons and the Movie Critics join Walt Bodine for a look at recent movie releases, includingThe Decedents,The Muppets and New Year's Eve. Plus, we want to know what new releases you're hoping to see before the year ends.